The biggest lake in Australasia announced its arrival with a bang. Taupo is actually the drowned caldera of a super volcano, the eruption of which, in the first century AD, caused meteorological effects that were noted by sky-gazers as far afield as Rome and China. Read the story . . .
What have you got on the boil, friend? How about an epic roadie straight down the guts of the North Island of New Zealand to the land where the languid meandering of the mighty Waikato gives way to the hiss of steam in roistering Rotorua? Read the story . . .